Dec 1, 2017
2018 Classes for Increasing Profits and Managing Growth
at every stage of development...

Accelerate Your
Business Growth
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday have all passed, and that means that the holiday season is in full swing.

But maybe you’re still feeling at a loss for what to get the entrepreneur on your list. After all, they’re starting a business (or maybe running one); they need something that will make their life easier.

Or, maybe you’re the entrepreneur—feel free to share a link to this post with your friends and family (hint hint). We won’t judge...
Exciting New Series for the Existing Business Owner
You're a member of a growing business community. Learn how to capitalize on that growth and expand your business.
Franklin Series' Dates and Hours: Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 21 ; 8:30AM - 12:00PM
These Classes will be held on: College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus
link to more information | or call 301-934-7583
Choose SBC-6110  
Strategic Business Management  and get all 3 of the Franklin Entrepreneurial Series classes in a 6 week period 
Jan 24 – Feb 21
for one low price. $148* 
Or choose any of these 3 separately:
- Developing Your Business Mindset 
- Presenting Your Business Value 
- Obtaining and Retaining Talent

$80* each for tuition and fees.

limited seats available!
* out-of-county/state fees may apply; partial waivers available for specific populations
More resources to help your Business' Growth and Expansion.
GROWTH SERIES - ST. MARY'S CO. 
5:30, 6:00 & 6:30 PM Start Times 
Jan 16&23 Tue | Advertising & Promotion 1&2
Jan 30 & Feb 6 Tue | Records Management
Feb 13&20 Tue | Retail Success Strategies 1&2
Feb 16 Fri | QuickBooks **9:00AM**
Mar 6 & 13 Tue | Business Plan 1 & 2
Mar 20 & 22 | Effective Sales Strategies 1&2
GROWTH SERIES - CALVERT CO.
Feb 8 &15 Thu | HR Skills 1& 2
Apr 11 Wed|Building Your Brand
DAY TIME SERIES - CALVERT CO. 
9:00AM Start Times 

Mar 2 Fri | QuickBooks
Apr 18 Wed | Retail Success Strategies 1 & 2
Apr 25 Wed | Effective Sales Strategies 1 & 2
May 2 Wed | Advertising & Promotion 1 & 2
May 8 Tue | Business Plan 1 & 2
May 15 Tue |Legal & Records 1 & 2
May 18 Fri | QuickBooks Advanced 

STARTUP
Brand new to the entrepreneurial world, your ideas and energy will take you far. Welcome to the family.
FIRST QUARTER STARTUP SERIES -

CALVERT CO. 
Jan 17 Wed|Buying a Franchise 9:00AM
Jan 24 Wed|Start Right for Success 6:00PM

CHARLES CO. 
Jan 31&Feb 7 Wed|Building a Successful Business Plan 1 & 2 6:30PM
Feb 13 Tue|Financing Your Small Business 7:00PM
Feb 27 Tue|Start Right for Success 6:30PM

ST. MARY'S CO. 
Mar 6 & 13 Tue|Building a Successful Business Plan 1 & 2 6:30PM
So MD Small Business Development Center
8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata |205 Main Street, Prince Frederick |23115 Leonard Hall Dr Leonardtown

Dec 8 | Prince Frederick |9AM-3PM | QuickBooks: Discover how this user-friendly software program can make small business recordkeeping fast and easy. SBC-6370 -146744
Dec 16 | La Plata | 9AM-3PM | QuickBooks (Intermed/Advanced) Practical Applications – Beyond Basics Designed to enhance and enrich the knowledge of current QuickBooks users. SBC-7320-143043
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